Beijing Walking Tour: Temple Of Heaven And Hongqiao Market

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:30am or  1:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Temple of Heaven, 1 Tian Tan Dong Lu, Dong Cheng Qu, China, 100061
  • Return Details :
    Hongqiao Market, Dongcheng, China, 100062
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Rewind to Chinas Ming and Qing eras on a 2-hour walking tour of Beijings Temple of heaven.Learn about its importance to the imperial families of China, then watch Beijings older citizens perform their morning exercises. Combine with a visit of Hongqiao market (Pearl Market), famous for its pearl vendors, but offers just about everything you can think of electronics, clothes, shoes, jewelry, art and crafts.


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Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

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Meet your guide and small group at the east gate of the Temple of heaven, and begin your tour starting at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, The temple of heaven.

Stroll around the temples leafy park, and see Beijings elderly engaging in music, dancing, exercises, cards, and other games. Next, make your way to the temple showpiece: the magnificent Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, where the emperors came to pray for bountiful harvests, constructed without a single nail.

Visit the Danbi Bridge, the temples main pathway, and pass the Emperors Changing Room. See the 9-Dragon Juniper, a 500-year-old tree resembling climbing dragons; and visit the Imperial Vault of Heaven, where Ming and Qing emperors worshiped heaven during the winter solstice. Admire the richly decorated vault pavilion with its surrounding Echo Wall, and see the Circular Mound Altar, where sacrifices were offered to the gods.

Your tour guide will then lead you through the vibrant Hongqiao Pearl Market. Popular among tourists and locals alike, the market offers just about everything you can think of electronics, clothes, shoes, jewelry, art, crafts, and pearls. You can also find a huge array of souvenirs you can buy (own expense) here. Your guide shows you how to use bartering skills to snag items at a cheaper price. 

Your tour will end at the HongQiao Pearl Market,  you are responsible for your own transportation back to your hotel. If you don't like shopping, the tour can end at the East Gate of the Temple of heaven after a 2-hour visit to The temple of heaven.


Professional guide

Small group tour

Entrance fee

Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven


Food and drinks


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please leave your local contact information upon booking if available

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Health QR Code is required upon arrival

Traveler Reviews

  • 11-Mar-2018

    Roy was so accommodating. He came to our hotel to meet us per our request.

  • 11-Mar-2018

    Roy was so accommodating. He came to our hotel to meet us per our request.